The scandal of Susan Sontag /

Susan Sontag (1933-2004) spoke of the promiscuity of art and literature & mdash;the willingness of great artists and writers to scandalize their spectators through critical frankness, complexity, and beauty. Sontag's life and thought were no less promiscuous. She wrote deeply and engagingly...

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Other Authors: Ching, Barbara, 1958-, Wagner-Lawlor, Jennifer A.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2009.
Series:Gender and culture.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: unextinguished: Susan Sontag's work in progress /
  • Barbara Ching and Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
  • Some notes on "Notes on camp" /
  • Terry Castle
  • Absolute seriousness: Susan Sontag in American popular culture /
  • Dana Heller
  • "Not even a New Yorker": Susan Sontag in America /
  • Barbara Ching
  • Romances of community in Sontag's later fiction /
  • Jennifer A. Wagner-Lawlor
  • Sontag, modernity, and cinema: women and an aesthetics of silence, 1960-1980 /
  • E. Ann Kaplan
  • Sontag on theater /
  • Julia Walker
  • The "counterculture" in quotation marks: Sontag and Marcuse on the work of revolution /
  • Craig J. Peariso
  • A way of feeling is a way of seeing: Sontag and the visual arts /
  • Leslie Luebbers
  • Metaphors kill: "Against interpretation" and the illness books /
  • Jay Prosser
  • The posthumous life of Susan Sontag /
  • Nancy K. Miller
  • In summa: the latter essays: an appreciation /
  • Sohnya Sayres
  • Susan Sontag, cosmophage /
  • Wayne Koestenbaum.